Tag Archive for Germany

Iran threatens Germany for outlawing the Hezbollah terrorist group

Saying Berlin caved to Zionist and American pressure, Iran slammed Germany’s ban on Hezbollah’s activities saying, “The German government must face the negative consequences of its decision in the fight against real terrorist groups in the region.”

By Elad Benari

 

Iran on Friday slammed Germany’s ban on the activities of the Hezbollah terrorist organization on its soil, saying it would face consequences for its decision to “give in to Israeli and US pressure.”

In a statement quoted by AFP, Iran’s foreign ministry said the ban ignores “realities in West Asia”.

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Germany institutes travel ban on senior Palestinian terrorist

Having already classified the PFLP as a Palestinian terrorist organization by the U.S. & E.U., Khaled Barakat, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has been deemed, ‘Persona non grata’ by Berlin.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

BERLIN – The German government has issued a four-year travel ban against a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who allegedly supports terrorism and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state.

The Palestinian journalist and alleged PFLP terrorist Khaled Barakat, who is based in Canada, said in a webinar in late March that the German authorities imposed a “four-year ban on me entering Germany” because “I support [the Palestinians’] right to resist Israel, call for the liberation of Palestine from river to sea… that I support the Palestinian organization and they name it the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).” Continue Reading »

Berlin and Prague argues ICC cannot rule on Palestinian issue

Germany and the Czech Republic back Israel’s stance against the International Criminal Court’s probe against the Jewish State on major legal points: Palestine does not meet the criteria for statehood, by not having secured & internationally recognized borders, a single government over all its territory, nor the capacity to enter into relations with other States, and thus, ‘Palestine’ cannot present a case to the ICC, according to its own charter.

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Germany offered to join the proceedings in the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday as a “friend of a court” — a party that is not part of the proceedings but is willing to put their information or expertise at the court’s service — alongside the Czech Republic and the Israeli Bar Association. Continue Reading »

German lawyer files suit against Expedia for denying service to Israeli

A prominent Berlin-based attorney, who has won significant cases over the years including a landmark case against a German anti-Semite in January 2018, is suing the giant online travel agency Expedia for denying service to an Israeli customer.

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The Jerusalem Post can exclusively report that a prominent German attorney has filed a lawsuit against the giant online travel agency Expedia for denying service to an Israeli passenger who sought travel aboard a Kuwait Airways commercial plane.

Attorney Nathan Gelbart told the Post on Saturday that a court hearing will take place on Wednesday. “Kuwait Airways denies transportation of Israeli passengers because of a racist boycott law against the Jewish State, claiming it must not let Israeli passengers on board.” Continue Reading »

Hizbollah runs guns, drugs, finances terrorism with impunity in Germany

Not much is done about a 2019 Hamburg intelligence agency report of over 1000 members of Hezbollah who “use Germany as a place for drug trafficking, trade in stolen cars and money laundering. The implications of the group for the drug business are well documented,” as they have links to 30 mosques and cultural centers throughout the country.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

The Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah uses a center in Berlin as well as other locations across Germany to recruit members and raise funds for terrorism and weapons purchases, according to a report by the Berlin-based Tagesspiegel newspaper.

Tagesspiegel on Saturday published a detailed exposé on how the Lebanese terrorist organization uses Germany for “money generated” illicit activities and those funds are “used for arms purchases and for financing attacks.” Continue Reading »

Leading German commissioner on anti-Semitism tells Merkel to end Iran deal

Commissioner Uwe Becker, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party is the first antisemitism commissioner to urge the German Chancellor to “immediately freeze its relations with Iran,” and re-impose economic sanctions against Tehran, if Germany’s national interest really is in a secure Israel.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

One of Germany’s leading commissioners tasked with combating antisemitism has urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal to protect Israel’s security and instead impose sanctions on Tehran.

“The current escalation with Israel should be reason enough for Germany to advocate the…. Iran nuclear agreement, which has been undermined by Iran… [as] dead, and for the necessary sanctions against Tehran to become effective again in their entirety,” Uwe Becker, commissioner of the Hessian federal state government for Jewish life and the fight against antisemitism, told The Jerusalem Post on Monday. Continue Reading »

In European precedent, Germany rules BDS is antisemitic movement

The German Bundestag’s vote on Friday makes Germany the first country in the European Union to rule that the BDS movement is antisemitic, making no attempt to build coexistence or peace between Israel and its neighbors.

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In a landmark vote the German Bundestag ruled on Friday that the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is antisemitic, calling on German Federal offices and bodies not to collaborate in any way with events that advocate to boycott or delegitimize the Jewish state.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated the Bundestag on its “important decision to recognize BDS as an anti-Semitic movement and that it is forbidden to support it.”  Continue Reading »

Hachenburg cinema offers Germany’s AfD members free Schindler’s List screening

West German town cinema invites far-right ‘Alternative for Germany’ (AfD) members to view a free screening of Schindler’s List, marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27.
– A party representatives told SWR, “We find the fact that the AfD is being linked to the Holocaust … to be an unspeakable error.”

By Polina Garaev

 

A cinema in the West German town of Hachenburg will mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27 with a screening of Steven Spielberg’s world-acclaimed film Schindler’s List. Viewers will be asked to pay €7 admission, but for those who show their Alternative for Germany (AfD) party membership card, entrance will be free. Continue Reading »

Once laundering €1mil a week, Hezbollah found “a safe home in Germany”

With French authorities now prosecuting 15 members of the Hezbollah ‘criminal organization’ in Paris, the trial examines how Columbian narcotics money is being laundered in Germany to buy weapons for Syria, and possibly against Israel.

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Lax German illicit terror finance policies permitted the US and EU proscribed Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah to run a vast criminal enterprise to raise funds through a money laundering operation in Europe and South America. French prosecutors put fifteen members of the criminal organization on trial on Tuesday  in Paris.

According to three German media outlets–NDR, WDR and the Süddeutsche Zeitung–two of the accused men lived in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and  an additional two men charged  lived near the city-state of Bremen in northern Germany. Continue Reading »

Illegal Syrian migrant arrested plotting attack on Israel with chemical weapon

After receiving a tip from ‘a foreign agency’, Germany’s Special Deployment Commando Police unit arrested a Syrian who illegally entered the country with a fake passport, for plotting to attack Israeli targets with a chemical weapon.

By David Rosenberg

 

A Syrian national recently arrested in Germany was part of an apparent plot to attack Israeli targets with chemical weapons, the German Bild newspaper reported.

Last Thursday, Germany’s special police unit, the SEK, arrested a 21-year-old Syrian man in Berlin. At the time, police said the suspect was wanted in connection with an April 14th assault in the German capital.

German Police making an arrest.

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Israeli Arab dresses as Jew to prove danger of being Jewish in Germany

WATCH: Adam Armoush, an Israeli Arab and another man, both wearing traditional kippot on their heads, became victims of an anti-Semitic beating to show the world how “terrible” it is to be Jewish in Berlin.
• Germany’s Foreign Minister said Germany has a responsibility “to protect Jewish lives.”

By Reuters, Eldad Beck & Israel Hayom Staff

 

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that the country’s “responsibility to protect Jewish lives will never end” at a celebration of Israel’s 70th Independence Day in Berlin.

The event took on special significance amid concerns that anti-Semitism could be on the rise in Germany. Continue Reading »

Germany charges Palestinian who targeted Christians in knife attack, with murder

For his stabbing rampage at a supermarket in Germany, in reaction to Arab media’s incitement at Israel for placing metal detectors at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, a federal prosecutor charged the Palestinian terrorist with murder, and 6 counts of attempted murder.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

Germany’s federal prosecution charged a Palestinian man on Friday with murder and six counts of attempted murder.

Ahmad A., 26, wanted “to kill as many German nationals of the Christian faith as possible,” the prosecutor’s office said, according to the indictment. He wanted his actions “to be viewed in the context of an Islamic attack, and understood as a contribution to worldwide jihad.”
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REPORT: Iran procurement activities include nuclear warhead components for ballistic missile

German security official: “Despite the nuclear agreement [lead by Obama in July 2015], Iran has not given up its illegal activities in Germany,” by pursuing to acquire banned components to construct nuclear warheads for their ongoing ballistic missile program.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

German security officials have accused the Iranian regime of pursuing its goal to build missiles armed with nuclear warheads, the Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegelreported.

“Despite the nuclear agreement [reached with world powers in July 2015], Iran has not given up its illegal activities in Germany. The mullah regime also made efforts this year to obtain material from [German] firms for its nuclear program and the construction of missiles, said security sources,” Der Tagesspiegel wrote on Friday. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist kills 1, injures 6 in stabbing attack in German supermarket

In aftermath of latest German terror attack perpetrated by an “asylum seeker” on Friday, the authorities admit the apprehended terrorist was a known Palestinian Islamist, but didn’t think he was violent.

By Orly Harari

 

A Palestinian Arab “asylum seeker” on Friday stabbed to death a 50-year-old man and injured six others in a Hamburg, Germany supermarket.

Hamburg supermarket after Palestinian terrorist attack – Twitter

The 26-year-old terrorist grabbed a 20 centimeter (7.87 inches) knife off one of the supermarket’s shelves and stabbed three people in the building, then left and stabbed another four people in the street.

Passersby threw chairs and other objects at the terrorist until local police arrived and managed to control him. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Events scheduled for both Frankfurt and Bonn, cancelled

 

The Jewish communities and Wiesenthal Center welcomed the decisions of cancelling the separate pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conferences that were set to take place in Frankfurt and also in Bonn.

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After a wave of objections to a boycott-Israel event scheduled for next week in Bonn, Germany, the Jewish community there on Monday announced its delight with cancellation of the gathering and a widely criticized antisemitic talk that was to be given at it.

A separate pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference set to take place in June in Frankfurt was also canceled.

“The Jewish community is pleased that the event was canceled,” a spokeswoman for the Bonn Jewish community told The Jerusalem Post. Continue Reading »